Rescue underway after two trapped on lift in Oklahoma City

A lift at the top of the Devon Tower in Oklahoma city was hit by high winds while two people were on board on Wednesday

Officials say two people, who are believed to be window washers, were on the lift when it started swinging out of control.

Firefighters were able to secure the lift and get the workers to safety after about 45 minutes. Video from the scene showed the scaffold banging against the building, breaking windows and dropping shattered glass on sidewalks and streets below.

The Devon Tower is 50 stories and is the 49th tallest building in the United States.

The scaffold, which was dangling from a crane, banged against the sides of the 850-foot building that extended 20 feet above the roof as the men clutched the railing.

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The Oklahoma City Fire Department has been called in to secure a large basket containing two window washers swinging at the top of Devon Tower.

The cause of the accident is now under investigation, according to Oklahoma City Fire Capt David Macy.

The tower houses the corporate offices of Oklahoma City-based energy company Devon Energy Corp.

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